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  1. Living with Lower Quality and Limited Amounts of Forage

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/living-lower-quality-and-limited-amounts-forage

    new crop is harvested. If increased feeding rate of corn silage is an option, increase inclusion of ... because of increased proportion of grass and other weeds in the stands. To make matters worse, many ... delayed harvest on many farms, turning what usually is a good quality forage into lower quality ‘heifer ...

  2. Emergency Forages for Planting Early to Mid-Summer

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/emergency-forages-planting-early-mid-summer

    increase protein content but only in the first harvest because they don’t regrow after cutting. Legumes ... harvest in as little as 40 days at which time up to 2 tons/acre of DM is possible. Additional cuttings are ... possible thereafter. In the fall, the sorghum species will have the danger of prussic acid poisoning ...

  3. Making High Quality Baleage

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/making-high-quality-baleage

    very likely at this moisture; higher bale densities and more wraps of plastic is required to better ... wrap 40 to 50 bales per hour using less plastic, but they require uniformity between bales. When bales ... bales where bales meet. They require higher feed-out rates of ideally two bales per day. With a line ...

  4. What Are Your Bedding Options- is $100/ton Straw an Option?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/what-are-your-bedding-options-100ton-straw-option

    bedding. The challenge is with falls like this past year, it rains every two days and corn harvest is ... harvestable option is to look at cover crops you or a neighbor have planted and have not been able to kill ... the field as it dries and bleaches yellow. The Pre Harvest Interval (PHI) for cereals on some ...

  5. Heat Stress in Dairy Cows

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/heat-stress-dairy-cows

    heat by sweating, seeking shade, increasing their respiration rate, increasing their time spent ... With each unit increase on the THI index, it is estimated that milk production drops 0.70 lb/day (West, ... 2003). This negative effect increases as relative humidity goes up. When relative humidity is 90%, yields ...

  6. Dairy Palooza 2019

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/dairy-palooza-2019

    with consumers and first-aid as it relates to farm safety. Dairy feeders and goats also had time on the ...

  7. Manure Sampling for Nutrient Analysis

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/manure-sampling-nutrient-analysis

    difficult, especially for liquid manure systems that require agitation before application. In reality, manure ... /manure-storage-and-handling/manure-sampling-for-nutrient-management-planning. Manure sampling requires ...

  8. 2019 Dairy Margin Coverage Program – Sign-up Coming Soon!

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/2019-dairy-margin-coverage-program-%E2%80%93-sign-coming

    corresponding Tier 1 premium, with premiums increasing exponentially until they reach $1.813 for the $8.00 ...

  9. VOLUME 21, ISSUE 3

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3

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  10. Early-Spring Planted Forages for Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-2/early-spring-planted-forages-dairy-farms

    rapidly with increasing maturity.  Small grain forage harvested in the pre-boot stage has about 20% crude ... spring triticale, spring barley, and Italian ryegrass planted in early spring and harvested at the proper ... forage. It will produce forage ready for harvest in 60 days from seeding and then throughout the first ...

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